Miley Cyrus on her image change: ‘It’s puberty. Everyone’s done it’

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Here are some photos of Miley Cyrus and the Tongue hanging out on Twitter with friends. Yes, Miley is still sticking out her tongue, and she knows you hate it, so she is not going to stop doing it anytime in the next decade or so. Seriously. Nobody seems to like this ridiculous gesture, but if we keep on whining, Miley will keep on pushing that juvenile envelope while wearing a marijuana-print shirt because she’s so edgy.

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There’s other stuff going on with Miley too. First up, she gave a shoutout to her man, Liam Hemsworth, on Twitter by plugging his movie, Paranoia:

So at this point and after all these months, what do you really think is going on with Miley and Liam? She attended his premiere, and they didn’t look like they were into each other at all. Us Weekly followed up with a report that Miley and Liam “acted like strangers.” I think they’re just afraid to break up with each other and end that precious “first love,” but c’mon, kids. Cut that rope.

Miley has also appeared with Kelly Osbourne on an episode of “E! Fashion Police.” In doing so, she mostly plugs her mildly NSFW t-shirt for Marc Jacobs’ “Protect ths Skin You’re In” (which only costs $35, but at least that’s less than Goopwear).

On her new image: “It’s called puberty. Everyone’s done it from the beginning of time. I’m just doing it [in the spotlight] so you’re zooming in on it and you’re fascinated by it. I don’t think people understand how I’m a real human being.”

On her risque t-shirt: “I think if I can just use where I am in my career and use myself as a pedestal to do good — even if it means getting naked, ’cause more people are gonna look at it.”

She’s starting to regret the hair: “I love a good weave. I can’t help it. I love a good piece, but I don’t really have anything to clip. Yesterday, I wore a rat tail. I have short hair. I feel like I’m speaking on behalf of like girls everywhere, like, breaking this stereotype. But I’m secretly tugging on it every night. I’m not gonna lie.”

[From Fashion Police]

Miley talks a good talk about why she did that t-shirt, doesn’t she? I get the feeling that she mostly just wanted an excuse to get naked in public without going the full PETA route. As for Miley’s “puberty,” explanation, I get it, but damn, I’m tired of hearing it.

Here’s a photo of Miley and little sister Noah’s little Bean. Cute pup.

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Miley Cyrus

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Photos courtesy of Miley Cyrus on Twitter, Fame/Flynet, and WENN

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  1. Pastyousayyouneverknew says:

    LOL puberty? How old is she again?

    • Andrew says:

      What’s bad is she still acts like a blooming 12 year old. I’m ok with people changing their style or whatever, even Miley, but that doesn’t mean you can suddenly start acting like a diaper wearing hyena that seems to always be thirsty. Anyway, Paranoia BOMBED at the box office. Probably because of her lol. Check out boxofficemojo to see how bad it did…it’s the lowest grossing opening for the ENTIRE summer!

      • Pastyousayyouneverknew says:

        I liked her hair, I was on her side for a lot of the beginning but ever since the release of that god-awful song (and it’s baffling success), her obnoxious-level is through the roof, I just can’t with her any more tbh.

      • Jennifer12 says:

        Diaper wearing hyena- haaaaaa! Miley is just convinced she is fascinating and we are all fascinated and she is edgy and hip and dark and she’s about as hip as your local mall teen.

      • Bijlee says:

        Liam got totally shat upon in the reviews. He got compared to Taylor lautner. See Hollywood? Looks aren’t everything! If your pretty lead boy is thick, no ones going to want to see the movie.

        I personally think liam and miley are perfect for each other. Neither can act both immature and famewhory. And both severly lacking in a solid education. He should just accept that she is his suga mama.

  2. Eleonor says:

    Puberty at 21?

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      According to Planned Parenthood, puberty usually occurs between the ages of 9 and 17. So I guess Miley is just immature. Or making more excuses for her idiotic behavior. Or not that bright.
      I am going to try really hard not to open posts about her any more. She makes me stabby, and it’s not worth it.

      • Miss M says:

        @Goodnamesalltaken: This!!!! Thank you!

      • Dommy Dearest says:

        I really can’t agree more with that comment. For me I just get irritated and roll my eyes. She’s still attempting to act as if she’s a smoker of marijuana when all she’s done is ruin the image even more than what has been done before. Rihanna and Justin had a hand in that as well but Miley with the ‘me and snoop forget our names’ really did it over for me. I live in Washington, it’s legal here and I have gotta say: Never got so stoned I forgot my name, just really hungry and a need to play Injustice then sleep.

        She makes me angry in all the wrong ways. She’s a poser to the extreme and I’d be happy if she did something terrible in order to disappear from the media. It’s coming, I know, same with Rihanna, Justin, Beyonce, Kristen- all the ‘hot’ commodities. Kim is fading fast and I hope more people open their eyes to how ridiculous it looks to worship these celebrities.

      • Isabel says:

        Anyone remember her half nude pics at 15? Those selfies. That was your slutty puberty Miley, this is just id-crisis.
        I also love how she mentions weaves. Hookah u aint black or Beyonce! She cut of her hair because she was so punk 3months ago.. please.

    • Sabrine says:

      She is a show business kid so maybe her chance to cut loose is only now. Before she was tied up with being Hannah Montana. She may have gone through puberty physically but probably not mentally which is why she’s going a little crazy now.

      • CC says:

        Yea, this is my theory as well, she got stuck in that role for so long, and expected to, that she physically developed but wasn’t really able to for a long time due to brand expectations. Plus there’s the whole “age she got famous at” thing.

  3. stay-cee says:

    Late bloomer?

    • Tapioca says:

      Duck lips and sticking her tongue out in selfies = still mid-pubertal!

      It’s obviously a slower process when you’re Appalachian-American.

      • Moec23 says:

        Wtf does being from Appalachia have anything to do with it?!?
        I’ve lived here my whole life and most of the Appalachian kids I know are taught manners and respect. Most of their parents would smack them upside the head for acting like Miley!

      • Tapioca says:

        Apologies moec23!

        I withdraw that part of my comment and will poke fun at Miley alone from now on.

  4. swack says:

    Miley, you went through puberty long ago (probably around 13 or 14). You can no longer use it as an excuse. Own up to your behavior and say it’s because that’s what you want to do. Take the criticism, good or bad, and move on with your life.

  5. Anna says:

    Why wont she and Liam just call it quits at this point? Even I am over them, and I was Team CrazyKids for 6 months straight!

    • Marty says:

      I’m sure part of the reason is because of the first love thing, it really is hard to let go even when you know you should. The other reason? It keeps them relevent, they both know this. It’s one of the reasons they sold their “exclusive” engagement story to People last year.

      • Anna says:

        Well, Budget just bombed at the box office while Miles is top-lining the charts. He’s a dead weight.

      • drea says:

        I think someone must have convinced someone else that it would be better for their image or their brand or whatever catch phrase PR/marketing folks are using these days for them to be seen as a couple. Well, no. Maybe they think they’re the baby Brange or Becks, but no, they’re just two irritating (mostly her, but also him) twentysomethings who need to cut their losses and move on.

      • Liv says:

        I think it’s business now, I don’t have another explanation. They weren’t even seated next to each other at the Teen Choice Awards. And they have absolutely no chemistry anymore. Crazy.

      • Anna says:

        That’s kind of my implied point: it’s BAD business. SHE doesnt need it (her whole promo for the album was very much divorced from the sweet engaged girl persona) and he is not using/benefiting from it in the least, and actually tried to distance himself till very, very recently.

  6. Jayna says:

    Start reading more, Miley, and find out when puberty hits. How embarrassing the idiotic statements that come out of her mouth sometimes.

  7. KatieD says:

    Well that solves it- we were all just confused about her! Puberty and desperation look so much alike!

  8. jess says:

    Wow sticking your toungue out in pics is very grown up. If she wants people to start Taking her serious asan adult then she needs to start acting like one.

  9. Kemper says:

    She is acting more like a spoiled rich kid acting out. And I knew she would regret that stupid haircut one day.

  10. blue marie says:

    puberty generally starts at 12-13 yrs, not 21. novel idea, go away while you grow up..

    I think her and Liam are together for appearances sake, cut the cords already.

    • aquarius64 says:

      ITA on everything you said. I can’t imagine that Liam is not embarrassed by her antics. She wore a conservative dress (for her) at his Paranoia premiere. The shout out at TCA and the pap strolls scream desperation to me.

    • j.eyre says:

      When I went through puberty I got breasts and zits and neglected to stick my @$$ in every shutter that opened to capture my image.

      Maybe I did it wrong – it was the Dark Ages, after all.

  11. Chichai says:

    Emotionally stunted growth does not count as puberty sweetheart.

  12. Cirque28 says:

    Maybe Miley is on a mission to replace the ever-popular ‘duck lips’ with her cutting edge new pose. Or maybe she’s secretly a superhero named La Lengua. (La Lengua unfurls her tongue and the bad guys scatter!)

  13. Marty says:

    I was more shocked that Miley said in that interview that she still wants to be a role model to young people…WTF?

  14. Jane says:

    The weed she is smoking is slowly killing off more brain cells of hers. Puberty Miley? Oh please! It’s people like this who give Americans a bad reputation.

  15. Mitch Buchanan Rocks! says:

    Did she get a cows tongue sewn on like the dude from Kiss did?

  16. jinni says:

    This is probably some kind of special child star puberty that she’s going through. Since they aren’t really allowed to go through the changes that most kids go through at the normal age since changing or experimenting with their appearance could screw up their image/brand.

    This still doesn’t stop me from thinking that she annoying as hell.

  17. MonicaQ says:

    I guess she means emotional puberty? I don’t know. Why am I even trying to figure out this Komodo dragon hepher anyway?

  18. Steph says:

    This headline reminds me of what happened between me and a friend of mine. We were close all through high school and went to 2 different state colleges. Well when she went away she became this WILD child and was acting out by dressing in revealing clothes, being promiscuous, smoking weed … Basically rebellion for a suburban middle class kid. Anyways, I dropped that friendship bc while I enjoyed partying in college, I did not go nuts like her. We were clearly too different at that point. So we stopped talking and several years later she sent me a private FB message apologizing for her craziness and called herself IMMATURE. Which is how I feel Miley is being just on a different scale bc she is famous and wealthy.

  19. Mon says:

    Put that tongue away! It’s not a sexy look, never was and never will be. Se is trying way too hard to be sexy and it is simply not working. Well, never mind, I’m sure that she is going to realise that one day when she will surely burn all those tongue pics. Ridiculous look.
    Have a look around and model yourself on someone who is sexy in a very effortless way. Like January Jones for example….!

  20. diva says:

    She’s just gross. My son is 9 and he was asking what happened to her. He said she’s “weird” now. When 9 years old can see you’re image is BS you need to get it together.

  21. Moec23 says:

    Ummm Miley? You are going through adolescence! Not puberty! You might know that if you got an education instead of running around like an idiot with your tongue hanging out like a panting dog!

  22. Syko says:

    I wish someone would hit her with an uppercut and make her bite off that snakey tongue of hers. I’ve seen way more of it than I want.

  23. JL says:

    “I have short hair. I feel like I’m speaking on behalf of like girls everywhere, like, breaking this stereotype.”

    No sugar muffin, I had that same shitty hair in the 80’s in college…nothing groundbreaking about it …nothing ground breaking about you either.

  24. TheOneAndOnlyOnly says:

    It’s not puberty; it’s calculated pr to sell her crappy autotuned drivel; The only way she makes it is if her team essentially pays off billboard and stations to play her crap;
    Without the disney primatur, she can’t sell out a 20,000 seat venue solely on her own; Can she even put on a 2 hr. live concert by herself and hold an audience’s attention?

  25. Samtha says:

    She’s right about it being puberty–she’s obviously regressing in maturity, to the point where she’s the the mental and emotional equivalent of a fourteen-year-old.

  26. Miss M says:

    How old is Miley? Girls complete their puberty between 15-17. Miley, go back to school and learn what puberty is…

  27. Asdfg says:

    LOL. OMG. Did she really just say that? 😆

  28. snappyfish says:

    she needs to keep her tongue in her mouth! good dog, that’s nasty.

  29. Side-Eye says:

    I just want Miley Cyrus and her tongue to fade into the mist.

  30. Mourning the Death of Music says:

    Once she finally grows the eff up, she’s going to greatly regret this tongue sticking out phase.

    You know, my son went through the exact same phase, every other photo of him had his tongue sticking out, but he was a year old at the time.

  31. Ag says:

    And this is why we need sex ed in schools – so kids know that 20-something is way past puberty.

  32. Leslie says:

    Girls go through puberty from around 14 to 17. Miley started all her craziness after she turned 20. Somebody needs to give this girl a book to read.

  33. MissNostalgia says:

    What IS IT with her and her stupid tongue. Just put it away!!

  34. BooBooLaRue says:

    Mouth called; she wants the tongue back.

  35. LaurieH says:

    Why is her tongue ALWAYS hanging out of her head? Does she not have sweat glands?

  36. JenniferJustice says:

    I think these two are a PR set up for media attention and it has worked well for both. There are blinds suggesting Liam requested he be set up with an “All-American” starlet. I don’t consider her all-american, but how would he know. He just took what they gave him. She is crass, baudy, and gauche. That’s not edgy or dark. That’s just nasty and trashy. She does it bc she is not pretty. It’s no different than those before her who used controversy to put them in the lime light. And again, unfortunately, it’s working.

  37. Norman says:

    I don’t see this as a puberty issue, I doubt she knows what she is talking about . To me it looks more like an early and significant quarter-life crisis. I think Miley has a lot of anxiety and doubts about herself and she wants to change everything about herself and she is oblivious that her visual and personality change is alienating fans and fueling her critics.

  38. lisa says:

    she needs to crack open a dictionary with her giraffe tongue and study the definition of puberty

  39. Lila says:

    I think she has nice legs. And “Party in the USA” is a guilty pleasure song for me. That is about the only nice thing I can think of to say at the moment.

    I think when she’s older (maybe 30 or so) she might look back and realize how bratty and immature she looked.

  40. RPG says:

    It’s not puberty, Miley, you idiot. It’s called being a tryhard who’s so desperate to look hardcore that you go as far as to blatantly act black.

    (Justin Boober falls into this category as well.)

  41. Ethan says:

    she keeps sticking her tongue out to distract from her butt ugly face but it’s not working

    • Cirque28 says:

      Awww, unkind. She has a lovely face– nice bone structure and big, sparkly eyes. I find her too-perfect chompers distracting, but whatever. Apparently no one wants natural looking teeth anymore.

  42. princesslizabeth says:

    Puberty? Unless she has a serious hormonal problem, she is well past that stage.

    She needs to put the flippin’ tongue back in her mouth and grow up.

    She is just as annoying as Bieber.

  43. d b says:

    Puberty? Isn’t she, like, 35 by now?

  44. Karin says:

    I swear to god – if I see one more picture of her with that F*CKING tongue hanging out, I am gonna hunt her down and punch her in her face!!!!

  45. Nina W says:

    Miley, that tongue thing is not sexy.

  46. Cam says:

    Can that girl just NOT keep her tongue in her mouth???